Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Das Behagliche Heim (The Comfortable Home)

Berlin: Nationale Radiator Gesellschaft m.b.H., ca. 1910. First edition. Softcover. Octavo. 23pp. Original light brown silk string-bound stiff wraps with with embossed ornamental image and dark brown lettering on cover, protected by modern mylar. Decorative title page. Illustrated advertisement brochure (Arts and Craft Movement) with six full-page offset color reproductions of artwork by Ludwig Hohlwein featuring luxurious homes. The installations depicted show two radiators under windowsills, one in a dining room and two variations of radiators installed in bedrooms, all after poster designs by Ludwig Hohlwein. In addition the brochure contains twenty-seven b/w in-text illustrations showing representative buildings with central heating, homes and variations of kettles used for warm water heating.,representative for the beginning of central heating systems in various homes and public buildings. Text in German. Wraps with very light wear along edges. Endpapers with heavy damp-staining, minor on title page. Very good condition. Item #48596

Price: $375.00

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